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Refrigerator side freezing

Two days ago everything on the top shelf was frozen. I cleaned the coils and turned the temp all the way down. It didn't seem to help. I noticed that we didn't seem to be getting any new ice either, but the freezer temp seemed right. Today, the fridge had water every where. It seems to be leaking from the PureSource 2 water filter. I am thinking that there is a block somewhere in the ice maker and the water and ice backed up into the fridge. Is this possible? If so, how do I clear the line? Thanks for any help!

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Kjn, I think what happened here is that the automatic damper assy. is stuck in the open position. This is why everything froze in the refer area. This includes the water filter and cartridge. I would unscrew the filter cover and see if it's frozen in there. If you find the filter frozen, take a hair dryer and go over it lightly until it will unscrew. After that you will have to check to see if the damper is stuck. You should be able to hear it open and close by turning the control on and off. Or get a mirror and hold it at an angle in back to see the gates. Part number for the damper motor is 240440701. Not that hard of a job...Catriver.

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